What does condemnation mean?

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ˌkɒn dɛmˈneɪ ʃən, -dəm-con·dem·na·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disapprobation, condemnationnoun

    an expression of strong disapproval; pronouncing as wrong or morally culpable

    "his uncompromising condemnation of racism"

  2. condemnationnoun

    (law) the act of condemning (as land forfeited for public use) or judging to be unfit for use (as a food product or an unsafe building)

  3. execration, condemnation, cursenoun

    an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group

  4. condemnationnoun

    the condition of being strongly disapproved of

    "he deserved nothing but condemnation"

  5. conviction, judgment of conviction, condemnation, sentencenoun

    (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed

    "the conviction came as no surprise"


  1. condemnationnoun

    The act of condemning or pronouncing to be wrong; censure; blame; disapprobation.

    Etymology: From condemnatio.

  2. condemnationnoun

    The act of judicially condemning, or adjudging guilty, unfit for use, or forfeited; the act of dooming to punishment or forfeiture.

    Etymology: From condemnatio.

  3. condemnationnoun

    The state of being condemned.

    Etymology: From condemnatio.

  4. condemnationnoun

    The ground or reason of condemning.

    Etymology: From condemnatio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Condemnationnoun

    the act of condemning or pronouncing to be wrong; censure; blame; disapprobation

    Etymology: [L. condemnatio.]

  2. Condemnationnoun

    the act of judicially condemning, or adjudging guilty, unfit for use, or forfeited; the act of dooming to punishment or forfeiture

    Etymology: [L. condemnatio.]

  3. Condemnationnoun

    the state of being condemned

    Etymology: [L. condemnatio.]

  4. Condemnationnoun

    the ground or reason of condemning

    Etymology: [L. condemnatio.]


  1. Condemnation

    "Condemnation" is a song by Depeche Mode, released as the group's twenty-ninth UK single on September 13, 1993, and the third single from their album Songs of Faith and Devotion. The song reached number 9 on the UK Singles Chart. "Condemnation" is a gospel-esque song with a rock twist. The 7" version is the "Paris Mix", with female backing vocals added and an emerging drum beat scheme. Dave Gahan voted for "Condemnation" to be the first single for Songs of Faith and Devotion, but lost. The B-sides are remixes of "Death's Door" and "Rush", and some live tracks from the Devotional Tour. "Death's Door" was a song from the 1991 Until the End of the World soundtrack. The original version is still exclusive to that CD, recorded only by Martin Gore and Alan Wilder after the World Violation Tour was over. The music video for "Condemnation" was directed by Anton Corbijn. For unknown reasons, it did not appear on The Videos 86-98 in 1998, replaced by the live version from Devotional. The original video eventually resurfaced on The Videos 86-98's 2002 re-release. Both videos appear on the Devotional DVD re-release in 2004.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. condemnation

    A captured ship declared by sentence of the admiralty court to be lawful prize. But the transfer of a prize vessel carried into a neutral port, and sold without a condemnation, or the authority of any judicial proceedings, is null and void.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of condemnation in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of condemnation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of condemnation in a Sentence

  1. German Chancellor Angela Merkel:

    Of course after what happened, there are several very serious questions which go beyond Cologne. Are there connections or collective patterns? Are there elements of condemnation of women? we must vehemently work against that. I don't think these are single cases. People have a right, and we as a state institution have the obligation to give the right answers to this.

  2. Antony Blinken:

    You can choose the path of diplomacy that can lead to peace and security or the path that will lead only to conflict, severe consequences, and international condemnation.

  3. Unknown:

    Total self-esteem requires total and unconditional acceptance of yourself. You are a unique and worthy individual, regardless of your mistakes, defeats and failures, despite what others may think, say or feel about you or your behavior. If you truly accept and love yourself, you won't have a driving need for attention and approval. Self-esteem is a genuine love of self. Stop all adverse value judging of yourself. Stop accepting the adverse value judgments of others. Purge yourself of all condemnation, shame, blame, guilt & remorse.

  4. Jamela Dunbar:

    Independence Day in America was July 4, 1776. Blood, sweat. and tears. Negros remember the oppression of their forefathers. And the condemnation of slavery. The memories are bittersweet to this day. When you look back at history. The abuse, affliction, and demeanor of our fore parents' rights, invaded. The pain is still sharp. And fresh in our memories like yesterday. And it lives on in our heart, like Cancer without a cure.

  5. Carl Jung:

    We cannot change anything unless we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.

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    someone who takes the place of another person
    • A. alternate
    • B. tight
    • C. opaque
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